IAAF Race Walking Challenge 2007 – Substantial Prize Money, Expanded Programme
Last year’s programme of five meetings – four individual permit meetings and the IAAF World Race Walking Cup – has been expanded in 2007. There are six individual permit meetings and the inaugural IAAF Race Walking Challenge Final will be held in Saransk, Russia. Also included in the Challenge are the three races of the IAAF World Championships in Athletics, Osaka, Japan.
The IAAF Race Walking Challenge offers substantial prize money that includes prize money for the overall best 8 ranked athletes totalling more than US$200,000, in addition to which a US$150,000 prize purse for each race at the World Championships in Osaka, and significant rewards at each individual permit meeting.
Click on the following link to go to the FULL STORY on the IAAF website: http://www.iaaf.org/WRC07/news/Kind=512/newsId=37873.html